SJ3390 : Pier Head, Liverpool

near to Seacombe, Wirral, Great Britain

Pier Head, Liverpool
Pier Head, Liverpool
The Pier Head is a riverside location in the city centre of Liverpool, England.
The site encompasses a trio of landmarks, built on the site of the former George's Dock and referred to as "The Three Graces":
1) Royal Liver Building, built between 1908 and 1911 and designed by Walter Aubrey Thomas. It is a Grade I listed building consisting of two clock towers, both crowned by mythical Liver Birds. The building is the headquarters of the Royal Liver Friendly Society.
2) Cunard Building, constructed between 1914 and 1916 and a grade II listed building. It is the former headquarters of the Cunard Line shipping company.
3) Port of Liverpool Building, built from 1903 to 1907 and also Grade II listed. It is the former home of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board.
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2012
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Friday, 27 July, 2012   (more nearby)
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Monday, 30 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 338 902 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.2945N 2:59.7613W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 338 900
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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